Teacher Feature – Meet Lisa!

Teacher Feature – Meet Lisa!

Lisa’s interest for music started around the age of 4. Her grandfather, one of the most influential people in her life, began teaching her piano. He was a phenomenal musician, specializing as a professional accordionist, but was fluent in piano and double bass as...
What Size Guitar Should My Child Play?

What Size Guitar Should My Child Play?

So your child is finally embarking on his or her dreams of being a rockstar / singer-songwriter / next Andy McKee.  Awesome! There’s a funny old saying in the music world: “String instruments grow with you, but brass and woodwinds are forever.” (And...
Rock Star of the Month – January 2019

Rock Star of the Month – January 2019

We love our students! They inspire us, they challenge us, they make us laugh and smile. But most importantly, they are each wonderful, unique individuals getting ready to go out into the world and make amazing things happen! That’s why we are highlighting one of our...
Dance! It’s Good for You!

Dance! It’s Good for You!

Have you ever seen someone dancing who looked to be miserable about it?  Probably not!  Dancing is loads of fun, but it’s also hugely beneficial to our bodies and minds.  This especially true for young children, whose bodies and minds need rich experiences such as...
Teacher Feature – Meet Nicole!

Teacher Feature – Meet Nicole!

Nicole began playing violin at age 8. At 15, she started cello and her career path began to unfold. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Music degree from Drake University. Nicole has participated in prestigious masterclasses under the guidance of artists including...
What is a Metronome?

What is a Metronome?

No, it’s not a garden gnome that resides in a city.  A metronome is a device that produces a steady click or other sound that musicians can use to maintain a steady beat while playing. Take a look around; is there a good old fashioned ticking clock in the room? ...
Teacher Feature – Meet Kerry!

Teacher Feature – Meet Kerry!

Kerry Bevens, our dance instructor extraordinaire, has been teaching children for almost twenty years.  She began her formal ballet training at age seven and has been dancing and bringing the joy of dance to others ever since.  Miss Kerry specializes in teaching young...